New Zealand`s Billy Bowden was restored to the International Cricket Council`s elite panel of umpires on Thursday just a year after being dropped from the list.
Simon Taufel, five-time umpire of the year, on Thursday said a new trialled system will help attain more accuracy and save time on referred decisions during international cricket matches.
The Caribbean`s youngest ever cricket umpire, Leslie Reifer Jr. says he has been taken by surprise over his selection to officiate in the English County Championship.
Simon Taufel will step down from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, which runs until October 7, to take up the new role of Umpire Performance and Training Manager, the ICC said on Wednesday.
Umpires will now be the sole judges of whether the light is fit to allow play in one of eight amendments to the rules of cricket which will come into effect on Friday.
A British teenager has become the youngest qualified cricket umpire of the country.
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